Dates and deadlines

The dates and deadlines below apply to academic full term and intersession courses.

  • Full term - courses that run all four months of the term
  • Spring Intersession - Courses that run May to June
  • Summer Intersession - Courses that run July to August

Non-Standard courses are courses that have deviated start and end dates. These courses do not follow the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines set out in the course calendar. Please see appropriate semester below for the list of course with the add/drop and withdrawal deadlines. Students can only add/drop non-standard courses online up until the first day of the semester, after that all registration (Add/drop and withdrawals) must be done via the Office of the Registrar. Students can email all requests to studentinfo@unbc.ca using their UNBC email account.

* Dates and deadlines are subject to change without notice. For more information see Undergraduate Semester Dates.


May 2022

Semester Information Important Semester day Date Description
May Semester First day of classes Monday, May 2, 2022 First day of classes
May Semester Tuition and fees due Monday, May 2, 2022 All tuition and fees due
Spring Intersession First day of classes Monday, May 2, 2022 First day of classes for Spring Intersession (May - June)
Spring Intersession Tuition and fees due Monday, May 2, 2022 All tuition and fees due
Summer Intersession Tuition and fees due Monday, May 2, 2022 All tuition and fees due
Spring Intersession Add/Drop Deadline Friday, May 6, 2022 Last day to add/drop Spring Intersession courses without financial penalty
May Semester Add/Drop Deadline Monday, May 16, 2022 Last day to add/drop May semester courses without financial penalty
May Semester Last day to change from credit to audit
or audit to credit
Monday, May 16, 2022 Last day to change from audit to credit or credit to audit for the May semester
Spring Intersession Withdraw Deadline Thursday, May 19, 2022 Last day to withdraw from Spring Intersession courses without academic penalty
(W on transcript)
Victoria Day Monday, May 23, 2022 UNBC Closed
Convocation Friday, May 27, 2022 Convocation Day
Spring Intersession Last day of classes Friday, June 10, 2022 Last day of classes for the Spring Intersession courses
Spring Intersession Exam Period Monday, June 13 - 17, 2022 Exam period for Spring Intersession courses
Summer Break Monday, June 20 - July 1, 2022 Summer Break - No classes for May Semester courses (May - August courses)
May Semester Withdraw Deadline Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Last day to withdraw from May Semester courses without academic penalty
(W on transcript)
LOP Deadline Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Last day to submit Letters of Permission for the May semester
Deadline for PhD Oral Examination Friday, June 24, 2022 Last day to submit a request for oral examination (PhD) for 2022 Fall graduation
Maintenance Shutdown Saturday, June 25, 2022 Prince George Campus Closed
Deadline for Master's Oral Examination Friday, July 1, 2022 Last day to submit a request for oral examination (Master's Degree/Project) for Fall graduation
Canada Day Friday, July 1, 2022 UNBC Closed
Summer Intersession First day of classes Monday, July 4, 2022 First day of classes for the Summer Intersession (July - August)
Summer Intersession Add/Drop Deadline Friday, July 8, 2022 Last day to add/drop Summer Intersession courses without financial penalty
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, July 15, 2022 Students who are completing degree requirements between May to August 2022
Summer Intersession Withdraw Deadline Thursday, July 21, 2022 Last day to withdraw from Summer Intersession courses without academic penalty
(W on transcript)
BC Day Monday, August 1, 2022 UNBC Closed
Summer Intersession Last day of classes Friday, August 12, 2022 Last day of classes for Summer Intersession courses
May Semester Last day of classes Friday, August 12, 2022 Last day of classes for May semester courses
May Semester &
Summer Intersession
Exam Period Monday, August 15 - 19, 2022 Exam period for May Semester and Summer Intersession courses
Post-Defence Revisions Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Last day to submit final document post-defence with all revisions approved for Fall graduation
Defense Blackout period Friday, August 19 - Monday, 
September 9, 2022
Blackout period for defences (no defences can be scheduled during this time)

September 2022

Important Semester Days Date Description
Labour Day Monday, September 5, 2022 UNBC Closed
Orientation Day Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Orientation for new students
First day of classes Wednesday, September 7, 2022 First day of classes for the September Semester
Tuition and fees due Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Tuition and fees due for all September courses
Add/Drop Deadline Wednesday, September 21, 2022 Last day to add/drop courses for the September semester without financial penalty
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 Last day to change courses from credit to audit or audit to credit
National Day for Truth
and Reconciliation
Friday, September 30, 2022 UNBC Closed
Thanksgiving Monday, October 10, 2022 UNBC Closed
Withdraw Deadline Thursday, October 27, 2022 Last day to withdraw from September semester courses without academic penalty
(W on transcript)
LOP Deadline Thursday, October 27, 2022 Last day to submit Letters of Permission for the September semester
Graduation Application Deadline Monday, November 1, 2022 Students who are completing degree requirements between September to December 2022
Remembrance Day Friday, November 11, 2022 UNBC Closed
Last day of classes Tuesday, December 6, 2022 Last day of classes
Exam Period Thursday, December 8 - 19, 2022 Exam period for the September semester
Christmas Eve Saturday, December 24, 2022 UNBC Closed
Christmas Day Sunday, December 25, 2022 UNBC Closed 
Boxing Day Monday, December 26, 2022 UNBC Closed
Holiday Closure Tuesday, December 27 - 31, 2022 UNBC Closed 

January 2023

  • January 2023 Non-Standard courses with Add/Drop and Withdraw Dates (updated when online course schedule is published)
Important Semester Days Dates Description
New Year's Day Sunday, January 1, 2023 UNBC Closed 
Monday, January 2, 2023 UNBC Closed (in lieu of New Year's Day)
Orientation Day Tuesday, January 3, 2023 Orientation for new students
First day of classes Wednesday, January 4, 2023 First day of classes for the January semester
Tuition and fees due Wednesday, January 4, 2023 Tuition and fees due for all January semester courses
Add/Drop Deadline Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Last day to add/drop January semester courses without financial penalty
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Last day to change from audit to credit or credit to audit for January semester courses
Family Day Monday, February 20, 2023 UNBC Closed 
Mid-Semester Break Tuesday, February 21 - 24, 2023 No classes 
Withdraw Deadline Thursday, February 23, 2023 Last day to withdraw from January semester courses without academic penalty
(W on transcript)
LOP Deadline Thursday, February 23, 2023 Last day to submit Letters of Permission for the January semester
Graduation Application Deadline Wednesday, March 1, 2023 Students who are completing degree requirements between January to April 2023
Last day of classes Thursday, April 6, 2023 Last day of classes for the January semester
Good Friday Friday, April 7, 2023 UNBC Closed
Easter Sunday Sunday, April 9, 2023 UNBC Closed
Easter Monday Monday, April 10, 2023 UNBC Closed 
Exam Period Tuesday, April 11 - 21, 2023 Final exam period for the January semester